A Landforms Adventure

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Personal Narrative (nonfiction)

The Earth’ s surface is always changing. The beautiful and impressive landforms of the United States are evidence of this powerful process. Students will enjoy tagging along on this road trip from coast to coast, during which various landforms are highlighted and explained. Detailed text features support students’ understanding of the science behind these landforms while photographs offer examples of the stunning results of the ever-changing Earth. Book and lesson also available at Levels Q and T.

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Abigail Adams

level N ┊ 625 words ┊ ?))









Biography (nonfiction)

Abigail Adams introduces readers to the second First Lady of the United States. Students will learn about Abigail’ s ideas and how she helped shape the future of America. The simple text and interesting pictures will keep students engaged while supporting emergent readers. This book can alsobe used to teach students the skill of sequencing events as well as asking and answering questions to better understand text. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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All About Kites

level N ┊ 616 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

People have been making and flying kites for thousands of years. All About Kites provides details about the many uses of kites. Illustrations and directions on how to make a kite are included. Book and lesson also available at Levels K and R.

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Asthma

level N ┊ 547 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In Asthma, readers learn about a disease that affects millions of people around the world. The book discusses the different causes of attacks, how liz-8012347515614779 affects the lungs, and how people keep liz-8012347515614779 under control. The book also gives examples of successful people who have liz-8012347515614779. Photographs, diagrams, and graphs support the text.

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Awesome Ants

level N ┊ 606 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In the millions of years that ants have crawled on the Earth, they have become some of the most fascinating and amazing insects. Informative and entertaining, Awesome Ants gives students a look into the intricate lives of ants. Detailed photographs provide up-close views of everything awesomeabout ants, from communication through scents and vibration to their underground activities. The book can also be used to identify main idea and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels Q and T.

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Bedbugs Bite!

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Informational (nonfiction)

Bedbugs used to be something we only chanted about in a rhyme, but bedbugs are real, and unfortunately they have returned! They are causing problems in big cities all over the world. Read Bedbugs Bite! and find out what they are, how they travel, and the best way to get rid of them.

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Beyond the Five Senses

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Informational (nonfiction)

Beyond the Five Senses explains that animals possess more than the five basic senses of hearing, sight, smell, touch, and taste. Different animals possess different senses that are unique to their needs. Some examples include temperature sense, time sense, bonus-color vision, whisker sense, and electric-field sense. Captioned photographs support the text.

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Blackbeard the Pirate

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Biography (nonfiction)

Blackbeard the Pirate tells the true story of the famous pirate who terrorized the seas for years. Born in the late 1600s, he learned to sail at an early age. Once he began robbing ships, Blackbeard became one of the most feared pirates on the sea until he was killed in battle. Blackbeard’s true story is the inspiration behind many of the colorful pirates in today’ s books and movies. Photographs, illustrations, and maps support the text. Book and lesson also available at Levels H and K.

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Brainstorm Bear

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Realistic (fiction)

The Miller family gets a big surprise when they go outside to set up a yard sale and find a bear in a tree. How will they get it down? Brainstorm Bear is an entertaining and humorous story about the many ideas the family comes up with for how to move the bear. The book can also be used to teach students how to retell and identify problems and solutions. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Celebrating Food and Family

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Informational (nonfiction)

Harvest season is a time when family traditions are celebrated with gratitude for food and each other. These traditions vary from place to place around the world. In this informational text, students will learn about the differences and the similarities of celebrations in four countries.

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Cinderella

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Fairy Tale (fiction)

Cinderella is the delightful retelling of the classic fairy tale of a beautiful young maiden who is at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and stepsisters. When her wish is granted, Cinderella finds herself at the ball, and the prince finds himself in love, but Cinderella disappears at the stroke of midnight. The book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast and the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Coding Camp

level N ┊ 640 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Nina, Jody, and Matt went to Coding Camp to learn how to make a computer game and compete to win the camp’ s game design contest. But when their computer crashes just two days before the end of camp, how will they design a new game in time? Lively illustrations and engaging text will keep students interested in this story. Students will also have the opportunity to make, revise, and confirm predictions as well as to identify the author’ s purpose.

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Colleen and the Leprechaun

level N ┊ 608 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Colleen and the Leprechaun is the story of an eight-year-old girl who takes a trip to Ireland to meet her grandparents for the first time. On the way to her grandparents’ home, her grandfather fascinates her with stories of Celtic fairies and Irish legends, mysteriously warning her to watch for “little people.” Illustrations and maps support the text.

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Coral Reefs

level N ┊ 615 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Coral reefs are massive undersea communities where one quarter of all plants and animals in the ocean make their homes. Readers are invited to explore the diverse but fragile world of the coral reef. The author helps us learn more about why these unique communities are in need of our protection. Photographs, diagrams, captions, and a map support the text. Book and lesson also available at Levels Q and U.

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Critter Crossings

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Persuasive (nonfiction)

Critter Crossings余额宝在哪里领取红包 is a persuasive nonfiction book in which the author describes the dangers that animals face when trying to cross roads to find food or water, to migrate, or to find a mate. The book includes information on solutions that have been adopted in different parts of North America.A persuasive point is made: although these animal crossings are expensive, the number of lives saved-both of humans and other animals-makes the crossings worth the cost. Will you agree or disagree? Photographs and a chart support the text.

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Crows Share a Pie

level N ┊ 640 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Crows Share a Pie is a delightful story about sharing that also teaches students about fractions. Students will find not one, but eight crows that think sharing is a good thing. As the crows divide their pie into smaller and smaller pieces, the concept of fractions as parts of a whole is reinforced in both the text and the illustrations.

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Día de los Muertos

level N ┊ 617 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Dia de los Muertos is an informational nonfiction book that explains a traditional celebration that has taken place in Mexico for thousands of years. In many parts of the world, people continue to hold celebrations around November 1 and 2 to honor people who have died. It is a time of happiness and joy, when loved ones are remembered, honored, and celebrated. Photographs support the text. The book and lesson are also available at Levels K and Q.

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Dr. King’s Memorial

level N ┊ 548 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the most influential civil rights leaders in American history. He worked hard for equality and taught others to stand up for what they believed in by using peaceful ways to resist violence. Dr. King’ s Memorial provides an introduction to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’ s work and his role in changing unfair laws against racism. This book also provides an opportunity to discuss segregation laws. Detailed photographs and captions support informative and engaging text. This book can also be used to teach sequence of events as well as the proper use of past-tense verbs. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Earth’s Water

level N ┊ 600 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Most of Earth’ s surface is covered with water. Plants, animals, and humans are dependent upon water for their survival. Earth’ s Water introduces students to the many forms of Earth’ s water and emphasizes the importance of caring for this valuable resource. The book can also be used to make connections to prior knowledge and to identify main ideas and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Elephants

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Informational (nonfiction)

Elephants is an informational text that describes the largest land animals-their bodies, their diet, and their families. Photographs of Asian and African liz-9190274246111810 include captions that feature additional interesting facts. The final chapter explains that both kinds of liz-9190274246111810 are endangered and describes what is necessary to keep them alive in the future. The text is supported by photographs, captions, and a chart.

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Extreme Animals

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Informational (nonfiction)

Extreme Animals introduces some fascinating members of the animal kingdom. Discover which fish can climb a tree and which creature tastes food with its feet! Includes clever illustrations. Book and lesson also available at Levels K and Q.

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Gandhi

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Biography (nonfiction)

Mohandas Gandhi was a man of great leadership and courage. An advocate of nonviolence, even in the face of tremendous injustice, Gandhi spent his life working for equality and peace. This Mahatma, or “Great Soul,” served as an inspiration to other great leaders, such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Students will be amazed by the strength and determination of a man who brought change to his country and the world. Book and lesson are also available at Levels Q and U.

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Good for Thurgood!

level N ┊ 552 words ┊ ?))









Biography (nonfiction)

Good for Thurgood! focuses on the exceptional life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African American appointed to the Supreme Court. Born when segregation was still legal in the South, Thurgood Marshall grew up arguing about issues of race. After attending law school, he argued and won many cases in front of the Supreme Court, promoting equality in the United States. Book and lesson also available at Levels K and Q.

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Grounded to Earth

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Science Fiction (fiction)

What happens when alien children don’ t mind their parents? Zorb wants to take over Earth using blasters. His mother suggests he leave Earth alone. When Zorb seems determined to take over the planet, his father decides to teach him a lesson about humans. In Grounded to Earth, students havethe opportunity to retell and analyze a character while reading an interesting science fiction tale. Detailed, supportive illustrations and high-frequency words support emergent readers.

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Horseshoes Aren’t Just for Good Luck

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Realistic (fiction)

Horseshoes Aren’ t Just for Good Luck is a realistic fictional book written in the first person. A child is visiting Gram (Great-grandmother) at the seashore over summer vacation. Living in a Victorian beach town is quite a contrast to the child’ s usual life in the busy city. The child learns about life at the beach and becomes especially interested in horseshoe crabs. Illustrations support the text.

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Introducing the Penny

level N ┊ 565 words ┊ ?))









Creative (nonfiction)

In this book, you will meet a penny named–Penny! Penny will tell you all about where and when she and her friends were born, her interesting history, and how her looks have changed over time. The reader will also learn many interesting facts about how pennies are made. Detailed photographs enhancethe text.

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Jackie Robinson

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Biography (nonfiction)

Baseball is known as America’ s pastime, and many people enjoy playing and watching this sport. But, did you know there was a time when black athletes were not allowed to play on the same teams as white athletes? Jackie Robinson tells the story of the man who changed that. Detailed photographs and engaging text will keep students interested in this important part of American history. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify elements of a biography as well as to create a summary to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and Q.

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Jack-o’-Lanterns

level N ┊ 698 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

A festive sight on doorsteps, on porches, and in windows, jack-o’ -lanterns are popular Halloween decorations. Jack-o’ -Lanterns provides students an introduction to the history of this tradition as well as a glimpse into the creative liberties people have taken over the years to create jack-o’ -lantern masterpieces. The book can also be used to teach students how to discern fact or opinion and to identify synonyms and antonyms. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and Q.

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Leap Year Birthday

level N ┊ 701 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Students love celebrating their birthdays! But what if their birthday came only once every four years? Leap Year Birthday tells the story of Leroy, a boy whose birthday falls on February 29. Leroy wants to learn more about leap day and why it happens only once every four years. Detailed illustrations and engaging text will help students learn about the scientific principles behind leap day. This book can also be used to teach students how to analyze characters as well as to retell the events of a story in the correct sequence. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Let’s Make Snowflakes!

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How to (nonfiction)

Even if you don’ t live in a place where it snows, you can have snowflakes by making your own, and this book will tell you how! The author explains how to fold paper to make square, round, and star-shaped snowflakes. But it’ s up to you to make them unique and creative. Photos and diagrams make the directions easy to follow.

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Luna Has Nothing to Wear

level N ┊ 651 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

Luna wants a new dress for the galaxy ball, but her mother says it’ s too hard to fit her changing figure-sometimes she is a New Moon, sometimes a Full Moon, and she’ s also different shapes in between. Luna knows she will be teased by the beautiful Sun and planets, but her mother tells her she isvery important. Read to find out what happens in this engaging adaptation of Aesop’ s fable “The Moon and Her Mother.”

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Making Rice

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How to (nonfiction)

Making Rice is an informational text about rice and its importance in China. The book provides instructions on how to prepare and cook rice. Also included is a detailed, step-by-step recipe for chicken-fried rice that the whole family can enjoy.

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Memorial Day

level N ┊ 800 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

When Kyle goes to visit his grandmother over the Memorial Day weekend, he discovers some big differences between the big city where he lives and the small town where his grandmother lives. But the most important thing he learns is what Memorial Day really means and how people observe it-in the United States as well as in other countries.

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Mount Rushmore

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Informational (nonfiction)

Mount Rushmore teaches readers about the making of a memorial to honor four of America’ s most popular presidents. The faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt were carved into a mountain of granite over the course of twelve years. Completed in 1941, the memorial receives 2.5 million visitors each year and is preserved yearly. Photos, captions, a map, and a time line support the text.

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Nature Stinks!

level N ┊ 582 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Some plants and animals rely on their odor as a means of survival. Nature Stinks! is both an informational and an entertaining look at the strange antics of these smelly creatures. Detailed photographs and captions support in-depth student learning. The book can also be used to reinforce theskills of comparing and contrasting as well as asking and answering questions. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Owen and the Tortoise

level N ┊ 625 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Owen and the Tortoise is based on the true story of Owen, a baby hippopotamus who was in the river with his mother when a huge tsunami hit the coast of Africa. He was separated from his mother, swept out to sea, and then thrown by a giant wave back onto the shore, alone. A park ranger rescued Owen and took him to a wildlife park, where he befriended an old tortoise who reminded him of his mother. Illustrations support the text.

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Persephone: A Greek Myth

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Myth (fiction)

Persephone: A Greek Myth is a retelling of the classic myth about the origin of the seasons. When Hades, king of the underworld, takes Persephone to make her his queen, her mother Demeter is heartbroken. Her grief causes the world to become a cold and barren place. Only Zeus, the king of thegods, can help, but Hades won’ t let Persephone go that easily. Students will enjoy the classic tale as they practice comparing and contrasting and visualizing. Colorful and detailed illustrations support a rich text.

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Puppets

level N ┊ 796 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Puppets is a book that teaches readers about the four basic kinds of liz-9765269442415031 and how they are operated. Readers are introduced to some famous liz-9765269442415031 and to different kinds of puppet stages. The book also contains instructions for making several liz-9765269442415031.

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Rapunzel

level N ┊ 676 words ┊ ?))









Fairy Tale (fiction)

Based on the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel is the story of a young girl doomed to a life of solitude in a tower by a lonely and powerful witch. When a prince happens upon this fair maiden, they create a plan to escape, only to be foiled by the evil doings of the witch. Will they live happily ever after? Use this story to teach students how to analyze character and accurately retell. Artistic illustrations and an engaging version of a classic fairy tale support emergent readers. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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Raven and the Flood

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Folktale (fiction)

In Raven and the Flood, a great storm covers the world in water. A wise sea captain builds a very large boat and gathers one male and one female of each animal. He loads the animals and his family onto the boat and sets sail. After the rains stop, he sends Raven and Dove to find land; eachreturns with proof of land and life beyond the boat.

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Sammy Stuffit

level N ┊ 779 words ┊ ?))









Humorous (fiction)

Sammy Stuffit likes to collect stuff. By the time he is an adult, he has so much stuff that he has to find places to store it. Realizing that his stuff does not make him happy, Sammy gives it all away. Illustrations show how much stuff Sammy has collected over the years.

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Sam’s Fourth of July

level N ┊ 503 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

Holidays are beloved days that light up the year for children. Sam’ s Fourth of July features one of the United States’ brighter holidays, the Fourth of July, complete with fireworks, parades, and music. In this story, Sam is a dog who loves the Fourth of July. The town decides to make Sam the leader of the parade, and he loves every minute of it . . . until the loud fireworks begin. What’ s a dog to do? Use this inviting story, coupled with cute illustrations, to teach students how to retell, sequence events, and use simple sentences.

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Spare the Turkey

level N ┊ 622 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

What’ s Thanksgiving without turkey? Spare the Turkey is a realistic fiction book in which Darryl and his mother join friends for a Thanksgiving meal. He is very skeptical because the family is vegetarian and will not be serving turkey. Upset, he assumes he and his mother will leave hungryand have to go out to eat after dinner. Find out what happens when Darryl sits down to a table filled with vegetarian dishes. Illustrations support the text.

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Sparky’s Mystery Fortune

level N ┊ 521 words ┊ ?))









Mystery (fiction)

Emma and her family go to the Golden Pagoda restaurant every year on her mom’ s birthday. Before they leave, Emma puts their new puppy, Sparky, out in the backyard, but forgets to lock the gate. While at dinner, each member of the family receives a mysterious fortune in their fortune cookie. When they arrive home, they discover that Sparky has escaped the backyard. How will their fortunes help Emma and her family find Sparky?

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Stonehenge

level N ┊ 624 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Why did a group of people come together to make a massive ring of stones over five thousand years ago? In this book, students will learn why ancient people might have built this magnificent monument, as well as how they could have done it in an age before modern machinery.

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Strange Plants

level N ┊ 620 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Do you know that some plants eat meat? Some even steal food from other plants. Strange Plants is an informative look at unusual plants that exist in the world. Detailed photographs accompany an engaging text about extraordinarily strange plants. The book can also be used to teach students howto identify main ideas and details and the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and Q.

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Taj Mahal

level N ┊ 595 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Many people consider the Taj Mahal to be the most beautiful tomb in the world. Built by an emperor of India for his wife after she passed away, it has survived years of neglect and restoration. Engage students with the story of how and why this amazing landmark was built.

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The Buffalo Hunt

level N ┊ 798 words ┊ ?))









Historical (fiction)

The Buffalo Hunt is about a Native American boy who is going on his first buffalo hunt with the men of his tribe. This narrative describes the preparation for the hunt, the events of the hunt, and its meaning for Wind-in-the-Treetops’ s family. Illustrations support the text.

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The Butterfly Life Cycle

level N ┊ 520 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

A monarch butterfly changes from egg to caterpillar, then to pupa, and finally to butterfly in The Butterfly Life Cycle. Vivid photographs illustrate this process. The book can also be used to teach students how to sequence events in a text and how to apply subject-verb agreement. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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The Day I Couldn’t Breathe

level N ┊ 656 words ┊ ?))









Personal Narrative (nonfiction)

The Day I Couldn’ t Breathe tells the true story of one girl’ s asthma attack. While running the mile for a physical fitness test, she feels her chest begin to tighten. A friend helps her to the nurse’ s office, where they find her inhaler is empty! What will they do? Students will enjoythis exciting book while learning about one person’ s experience with asthma. Illustrations support the text.

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The Empty Pot

level N ┊ 679 words ┊ ?))









Folktale (fiction)

One of the most valuable lessons a person can learn is the importance of being honest. The Empty Pot tells the story of a young Chinese boy named Chen, whose honesty helped him become the next emperor of China. Colorful illustrations and engaging text will keep students interested in learningthis important lesson. The book can also be used to teach students how to analyze characters as well as to retell to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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The Fishing Derby

level N ┊ 590 words ┊ ?))









Realistic (fiction)

It’ s time for the annual Deer Lake Fishing Derby. Last year, all the kids except for Luis caught fish and won prizes. This year Luis is determined to win, and using his secret plan, he is sure not to fail.

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The Force of Water

level N ┊ 543 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

The Force of Water teaches the reader about Earth’ s most valuable resource–water. The book explains how water changes our planet’ s surface, how it changes form as it moves through the water cycle, and how and why it is important to living things. Photos and other visual aids support the text.

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The Grand Canyon

level N ┊ 563 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

In the high desert of northern Arizona is a canyon so big that we can see it from space. The Grand Canyon provides students an introduction to this incredible wonder of the world from from its formation and early explorations to the canyon as we know it today: one of the most popular nationalparks. The book can also be used to teach students how to discern fact or opinion and to identify synonyms and antonyms. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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The Mighty Mississippi

level N ┊ 482 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

From Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River runs its mighty course. The Mighty Mississippi introduces readers to the geography and the many benefits of the river to people and wildlife alike. Students will have an opportunity to connect to their prior knowledgeas they read. Text is supported with detailed photographs and text features. Book and lesson also available at Levels H and K.

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The Mystery Wind

level N ┊ 864 words ┊ ?))









Folktale (fiction)

The Mystery Wind tells the story of a little African girl named Taba. One day, a mysterious wind comes to grant Taba a wish. Taba uses this wish to help improve the lives of the people in her village. Her unselfishness inspires the mystery wind to continue to grant her more wishes. Illustrations support the text.

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The Secret Lives of Snails and Slugs

level N ┊ 637 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Just mention the word slime and you are likely to have the attention of many early readers. The Secret Lives of Snails and Slugs not only mentions slime, it discusses the many fascinating purposes of slime in the lives of snails and slugs. This informative book also examines these animals’body parts, how they move, what they eat, and how their young are born. Captioned photographs of a wide variety of snails and slugs are sure to delight readers who love all things slimy.

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The Shepherd and the Fairy

level N ┊ 874 words ┊ ?))









Fairy Tale (fiction)

The Shepherd and the Fairy is a rags-to-riches-to-rags Corsican fairy tale about a young man who wins the love of a magical fairy. The fairy makes him wealthy when he agrees to be her husband, but he succumbs to the temptation of wanting a better love and more worldly goods. In the end, heis left with nothing.

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The St. Patrick’s Day Mystery

level N ┊ 712 words ┊ ?))









Fantasy (fiction)

When the students walk into their classroom and find it decorated for St. Patrick’ s Day, Ms. McBride insists she didn’ t do it-it must have been leprechauns! As she explains to the children about leprechauns and their magic, Aja thinks she knows the truth. But after the fire alarm, Aja comes to believe that maybe leprechauns are real after all.

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The UpDown Boy

level N ┊ 706 words ┊ ?))









Narrative (fiction)

The Updown Boy tells the story of a boy who is sad because the people around him are sad. He wants to make everyone happy but can’ t figure out how. Eventually, he solves the problem by changing his view of the world. By walking on his hands, frowns become smiles. To his surprise, the updown boy helps to make the unhappy people around him happy once again. Imaginative illustrations support the text.

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Totem Poles

level N ┊ 659 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

What kind of tree trunk can tell a story? One that’ s been carved into a totem pole! In this informational book, readers will learn in what parts of the United States totem poles are found, why they are used and by whom, and how totem poles are carved. Photographs of totem poles, and of figures found on totem poles, enhance the text.

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Valley of the Kings

level N ┊ 536 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Explore one of the most amazing burial grounds in history with Valley of the Kings. Engage students with information about the construction of the tombs as well as ancient Egyptian beliefs regarding death and the afterlife.

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Watching Earth From Space

level N ┊ 670 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

When you look out your front door, you can probably see your next-door neighbor, the end of the street, or perhaps a store or park in your neighborhood. But what would you see if you were in a spaceship? Watching Earth From Space will tell you exactly what you might see-and show you with amazing photographs! This book will also inform you about what scientists learn by being able to see our planet from space and how that information helps all of us.

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Weird Bird Beaks

level N ┊ 530 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

Have you ever wondered why some birds have such weird beaks? Have you wondered how they can eat or fly with such oddly shaped beaks? Weird Bird Beaks provides insight as to why some birds have the weird beaks they do. Photographs support the text. Book and lesson also available at levels Hand R.

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What Built This?

level N ┊ 547 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

What Built This? introduces readers to the fascinating world of animal builders. Students will learn about the many reasons animals build as well as the different types of things they build. Text is supported with detailed photographs and text features to keep students engaged. This book canalso be used to teach students the skills of comparing and contrasting, and identifying nouns. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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What Lives in This Hole?

level N ┊ 577 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

From the deserts of Arizona to the streams and rivers of Japan, people have wondered What Lives in This Hole? Join the student author as he writes a class blog about burrowing animals from all over the world. Interesting photos and detailed maps give readers the opportunity to learn about animals they many never see above the ground. The book and lesson are also available at Levels H and K.

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Yellowstone: A Place of Wild Wonders

level N ┊ 650 words ┊ ?))









Informational (nonfiction)

As the United States’ first national park, Yellowstone paved the way for the protection of beautiful land throughout the country. Yellowstone: A Place of Wild Wonders provides students with an introduction to this magnificent area and all its natural wonders. Detailed photographs support the text. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author’ s purpose for writing and the proper use of conjunctions. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.

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